The online medical service DIPAT enables users to independently create effective medical living wills, deposit them online and update them regularly. The company has now joined the EIT Digital Accelerator to expand internationally.
The event will focus on the skills of the future in the transportation sector and the priorities of the new political leaders of the EU, including digitalisation.
The welfare contributions of the digital economy, characterised by the proliferation of new and free goods, are not well-measured in our current national accounts. In this event, we will discuss how we can measure the value and contribution of free online goods offered by digital platforms that are not captured in macroeconomic variables like GDP. Avinash Collins will present the MIT Measuring the Economy Project he co-leads with Erik Brynjolfsson. Following his presentation, a panel discussion will address the challenges and implications of capturing digital economy in official statistics of well-being and inequality.
This event offers the unique opportunity to learn how eArchiving can be used beyond traditional archives and how to overcome implementation challenges. We will show you how eArchiving can help you ensure that access to data remains secure, predictable and why it is a cornerstone of the Digital Single Market.
On 6 November, over 100 business and civil society organisations joined forces to call for a substantial push in the uptake of clean and decarbonised electricity. Launching a joint Declaration in the presence of multiple EU officials and chief executives of cross-sectoral industries, the Electrification Alliance demonstrated the need to step up a gear on electrification as Europe is to discuss its Green Deal.
– Designation of Working Party.
The minutes of the meeting, including the minutes of the coordinators’ meeting are now available.
The French scaleup Tessan has joined the EIT Digital Accelerator. Tessan has developed a connected medical cabin that offers patients a confidential space to consult doctors remotely. The cabin is equipped with seven medical devices: dermatoscope, otoscope, oximeter, stethoscope, thermometer, blood pressure and balance. The devices are remotely controlled by the doctor to provide precise measures for diagnosis and prescription.
Digitalisation and New Technologies in Agri-food event is co-organised by JRC and Junta de Andalusia. It is composed of four different parts: 2019 Autumn Working Committee Meeting (3 December 2019), Exploring synergies between Digital Innovation Hubs and Agri-food Partnerships (4 December 2019), Field visit (4 December 2019) and B2B event (3-4 December 2019) organised by EEN.
Themes of the conference are:
- Competition and Non-competition concerns: rethinking the distinction
- Vertical restrictions in the digital economy: towards a new framework
- Rethinking power in competition law
- A new procedural framework for competition law in the digital economy
As our world becomes more digitalised and connected, we can actually make a virtual copy of it. And such replicas are now being used to improve real world scenarios, from making aircraft production more accurate to preventing oil spills.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) suggests that the EU should develop a certification for trustworthy AI applications, to be delivered by an independent body after testing the products for key requirements such as resilience, safety, and absence of prejudice, discrimination or bias. The proposal has been put forward in two recent EESC opinions assessing the European Commission’s ethical guidelines on AI.